9 Cultural Norms That Foster Continuous Change and Improvement, Part VIII: Inclusivity and Belonging
How can we create organizational cultures that enable shared and agile approaches to enacting significant…
The second in a series featuring seven cultural norms that foster continuous change and innovation, this post empowers you to harness the power of a results-focused culture. For a quick review, the seven cultural norms whose inculcation are most predictive of the successful execution of disruptive departures from the status quo follow:
If you haven’t yet, please read the first post in this series about the impact of Unwavering Commitment as a defining cultural norm.
Laser focus on the critically few strategies that are most important to achieving transformative change and a balanced sense of urgency in support of the execution of those strategies signal the presence of a high-performing, results-focused culture that fosters continuous change and innovation.
Decisions are made based on the ability of team members to identify and fully understand the business need – or what outcomes will look like once projects are completed. Results-focused cultures are replete with clear, cogent, synergistic plans, metrics of success, and processes for tracking, analyzing, reporting, and course correction.
Results-focused Change Masters manage multiple – often interdependent – priorities with high levels of agility. They rigorously and objectively identify and analyze issues and impediments and take action. This includes a willingness to take measured risks when the benefits of doing so can likely position for a first-mover advantage or a difficult-to-replicate market positioning.
Results-focused cultures are populated with Change Masters who:
Stay tuned for my third blog on the best practice cultural norm, Resiliency. In the meantime, email me to schedule a free consultation at firstname.lastname@example.org and download my 5 Secrets to Becoming a Change Master.